Pom Pom Clothespin Magnets {tutorial}

Happy Friday everyone! 

Today I'm going to show you how I made these:

To make the pom pom....

Step One: Cut out circles from your fabric of choice. (I used an Advil bottle to trace my circles.) You can fold the fabric a few times so that you don't need to cut out each individual circle. I use about 20 circles for each pom pom.

On a small circle of felt, begin adding your circles, one at a time. You fold each circle in half, then in half again before you glue it to the piece of felt.

Step Two: Add next circle beside & add extra dabs of glue if necessary.

Step Three and Step Four: Keep adding the circles in layers, until the pom pom looks full & you are happy with the result.

To finish making these clothespin magnets, I simply added the pom pom to one side of my clothespin, then added the magnet on the other side, using my glue gun.

I added one to the top of my sister's gift for her bridal shower recently.

These would be cute gift idea as well. A set with a few different colours that coordinate would be a great gift idea for a teacher, sister, mom, etc!

Happy Crafting!!


  1. Those are so stinkin' cute! I love how they turned out! Thanks for sharing at the Pomp Party! Pinning to our Pomp Party board!

    Jill @ Create.Craft.Love.

  2. Super cute! Love how you added it to a gift to hold the card =)

  3. eeeeeek! how cute these are! i'm in love with anything clothespins right now...so what a great idea! thanks for the inspiration ♥ much love

  4. Those are soo cute! I hate having ugly magnets on my fridge... so these would be perfect!

  5. These are adorable! And what a smart idea to put them on clothespins with magnets, I love it! I'd be thrilled if you'd share them at my current link party so everyone can be inspired! http://practicallyfunctional.net/2012/06/the-fun-in-functional-link-party-5/

  6. These are so cute! Love them!


  7. These are great! they would be cute also as a hair clip, or broach!

  8. Cute, Cute! I can't wait to make some for my cousin at her baby shower. Thanks!

  9. P.S. I am a new follower. Hope to see you at True Aim.

  10. These are really cute. I had done some headbands with a similar technique, but it's really cute to put them on a clothes pin. Jodi @ www.meaningfulmama.com

  11. Such a cute idea! I am decorating for a wedding right now I may have to use your idea. I am visiting from the Tater tots and Jello link up and thought I would stop by and say hi. I am a new follower! Hope you will stop by http://www.garagesalesrus.blogspot.com/ and do the same.


  12. Very cute!!!

    I'm dropping by from the blog hop.

    I hope you can check out our blog:


    Virna from Craftmates

  13. I love the idea of putting clips on magnets! I hope you'll stop by and add this and any other posts you're proud of to my Wednesday What We Wore, Read, and Made Link party


  14. This is such a GREAT idea!! They are super adorable and VERY practical!

    Thanks so much for sharing this at The DIY Dreamer.. From Dream To Reality! :)

  15. Thanks for linking up to my party! I wanted to let you know I picked your link to feature this week! See my post and grab my feature button here http://toastiestudio.blogspot.nl/2012/07/made-monday-27-picks.html

  16. Those are too cute (I pinned it)!! Thanks for the follow, following back

  17. love this!! i love the colors you chose and that you kept the clothespins natural instead of painting them - this is now on my to do list!!

    amber from ithoughtofitsecond.blogspot.com

  18. LOVE this idea - my daughter will be so excited to make some of these.

    ~super cute blog - new follower

  19. Oh these are just so pretty, what a great idea

  20. These are darling. Hopping over and following along from Freedom Friday xo

  21. Wow, this is pretty interesting. Inspiring, as well. Thanks for sharing such inspiring experience with us. Great blog, congrats.!

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